Sunday, June 3, 2012

Embossing on Epiphany Crafts Vintage Setting

The following is a tutorial I made for a posting on the Paper Studio blog a few days ago.   I love the finish it creates so I'm sharing it here now.
You can emboss on Epiphany Crafts Vintage Settings to give them a gilded antiquity or metallic look. 

Here's how...
Epiphany Crafts Embossing Tutorial
Step 1: Gather your supplies.
I used the following:
Epiphany Crafts Vintage Settings - Cabana
Brilliance Galaxy Gold Ink
Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
Snap Tray
Embossing Tool
 Epiphany Crafts Embossing Tutorial
Step 2: Ink the top surface of your Epiphany Crafts Vintage Setting with Brilliance Galaxy Gold ink. 
 Epiphany Crafts Embossing Tutorial
Step 3:  Place inked Epiphany Crafts Vintage Setting into Snap Tray and cover the inked surface with embossing powder.  Lightly tap off excess into Snap Tray.  Place Vintage Setting aside and pour remaining embossing powder back into original container. 
 Epiphany Crafts Embossing Tutorial
Step 4: Emboss the Epiphany Crafts Vintage Setting with an Embossing Tool or similar heat gun.  Make sure your Vintage Setting is on a nonflammable hard surface before embossing and let to cool a few minutes following the embossing.
Epiphany Crafts Embossing Tutorial
Step 5: Admire the beautiful new gilded look!  From pretty to antiquity! 
Here's my finished card.
Epiphany Crafts Card
It's so much prettier in person.   The colors didn't photogragh as well as I'd hoped.  Here's the list o' ingredients.
Epiphany Crafts Card Ingrediants
This is really easy to do.  So try a little embossing on your Epiphany Crafts Vintage Settings for a truly stunning effect!
 I'm thinking I've probably lots of crafting items in my stash I could emboss on, I'm going to go digging now.
Happy Embossing! - Misty

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